Chapter 4

at-risk students
students at risk for not completing or succeeding in school
cyberbullying
Bullying through information and communication technologies.n
generational poverty
Families living in poverty for two generations or longer.
socioeconomic status (SES)
A system for measuring the economic conditions of people using the family’s occupation status, income, and educational attainment as measures of status.
zero-tolerance policies
School policies calling for automatic suspension or expulsion of students who bring forbidden items, such as drugs or weapons, to school or who engage in undesired behavior.